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#1 katsuky

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 07:24 PM

Hey guys, a few days ago I installed cyberdefender, but it was a bad program for me so I uninstalled it. What I didn't expect was, cyberdefender created a new search provider for my IE. So now, everytime I type something in the search box for IE, it automatically become the address. For example, if I type "how to get cookies" in the search box, it became "http://www.howtogetcookies.com", and ofcourse there is no such site; therefore, everytime I uses the search box, the page become not invalid. So it is very frustrating. Please help me get rid of this stupid search function. (I think this search function uses the web ws.infospace.com) I also tried to manually detele this by going into tools, manage add-on, and detele the cyberdefender search function but it did not work.

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Posted 20 April 2009 - 08:44 PM

MalwareBytes AntiMalware may remove it. Below are the instructions for using and a link to the download site.
Be sure to update MBAM after downloading and installing before running the scan.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...t&p=1100727
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Posted 21 April 2009 - 05:56 PM

I run the quick scan with Malwarebytes and it found 11 infections, but after I removed them my IE still has the problem. It seems like I'll have to do a full scan maybe.

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Posted 21 April 2009 - 07:08 PM

In the instructions I provided it tells you how to post the log from MBAM.
Please post the log so we can get some idea what you are infected with.

Yes, it would be a good idea to run a full scan.
“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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